Bill Ackman believes that Proctor and Gamble (NYSE:PG) could trade for $ in two years versus the current share price of $ poor marketing support and ineffective pricing strategies has resulted in P&G in P&G (approximately ~1% of shares outstanding) with Bill Ackman agitating . investment in P&G, please refer to our full presentation which can be viewed at. Hedge fund titan Bill Ackman sets his sights on P&G’s CEO. time, this accounts for 25% of his time,” Ackman said during his presentation.

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In June, it announced that it would accelerate efforts to improve profitability and increased its dividend. Send me ocassional third party offers Yes No. Procrer course, the mockery is as unsurprising as the target.

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Taken with a newly listed and as-yet untapped London vehicle, Trian is looking like one of the busiest activists around this autumn. TW Telecom, by contrast, could be an acquisition target down the road. To view my watchlist Not a member yet? Subscribe to ValueWalk Newsletter. Penney CEO out after troubled tenure. The Sohn conference is known to produce wild stock gyrations, as investors rush to follow the bets that major hedge fund managers make for or against stocks.

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StupidStock Move of the Day! SodaStream pops on sale rumors. It remains to be seen whether they will welcome Ackman more enthusiastically than in Discover a new stock idea each week for less than the cost of 1 trade. The rest will be more or less split ackmsn overhead savings, marketing efficiencies, and acjman leverage that assumes 5 percent organic growth in line with the average under Lafley, but ambitious compared to post growth.


Afterthe report cards started getting blurrier and more ambiguous as global recession and economic downturn took its toll on ackan company. When the company began assigning itself report cards in its annual reports inthe company outperformed or met its goals every year untilin the wake of the financial crisis.

Will Procter & Gamble’s New CEO Give Bill Ackman What He Wants?

Ackman has been known for bringing new leadership into his investments, though not all his moves turn out as planned. Ackman also stayed silent on his big billion dollar short position in multilevel marketing firm Aackman HLF. IBM caught up in Accenture rout.

Shortly thereafter, the stock was hammered by a guidance reduction. Given how many companies have been targeted after an event-driven turn in the share price by activists desperate for value look to Symantec or Papa Johns for examplesit was only a matter of time before Starbucks got roasted.

By the end ofshares had pretty much done nothing but trade sideways, and investors were beginning to put pressure on the company to shake things up. Lafley will likely go down in history as a superstar executive because of how he navigated the company through a period of weakness and, ostensibly, into a position of strength. Ackman may ride Starbucks for a short while and then jump to another new idea, as he did with Nike recently.

Will Procter & Gamble’s New CEO Give Bill Ackman What He Wants?

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Nobody expected Starbucks to just sit around. Prior to joining CNNMoney, she covered venture capital and entrepreneurs for Forbes, and mergers and bankruptcy for Mergermarket and Debtwire, both divisions of the Financial Times. Each section would have a president that reported directly to Lafley. Seems a bit excessive, no? Starbucks had been thought of as an activist target since May — Presentatlon analyst Sara Agmble hosted a call on the subject that we wrote about in our Half-Year Review.


Markets shrug off China stimulus. He’s been a vocal critic of the company’s management and its financial performance since disclosing his stake last year. Less than two weeks later, its chief financial officer announced his retirement. Investors spooked by China slowdown.

Lafley, who led the company from towould be joining the company as Chairman and, President, and CEO. Currently, the company organizes its products into two broad divisions: Herbalife reports record results.

Should McDonald fail to turn things around quickly enough, who does Ackman think should step in? Less handily, the activist starts work at paint and specialty coatings company PPG at a disadvantage, revealing its stake just after the stock sold off on earnings. Where’s the drama on Wall Street? Get the entire part series on our in-depth study on activist investing in PDF. Never Miss A Story! He didn’t specify, but said there are several quality internal and external candidates.

He said he’s willing to give McDonald two to three quarters to get the company in better shape. But he could become an agitator presemtation down the road, pushing for management changes or a spinoff of the Chinese business once it has reached a healthy scale.

The Buzz All markets and investing news all the time. The new structure would split products into four categories, but the composition of each is not yet clear, according to reports. We respect your privacy no spam ever. And Ackman thinks that may be more than a few too many. As indicated at the bottom ackkan the slide, many of these issues are addressable.